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B irmingham Live brings you reviews and photos from gigs throughout the Birmingham area, the latest news, album reviews, interviews and a regularly updated gig guide.

Search for a band or venue for in-depth reviews and some great band photography.

We love the atmosphere of a small, intimate gig as well as the energy of a stadium or festival. No matter what venue, we aim to be there.

Birmingham Live are proud to bring you new talent and aim to support up and coming photographers and writers to produce the passionate gig reviews and stunning photography you can find here on Birmingham Live!

The site was launched in 2008 by former-Birmingham, now Montreal Music and Wedding photographer Steve Gerrard and now features the work of a team of volunteer editors, writers and photographers.

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Please note that the opinions and views expressed at or through this website are the opinions of the designated authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or views of  Birmingham Live or the views of any other individual.

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Mercury Rev @ Glee Club, 10 December 2018

Never has a venue and band been more perfectly suited than the Glee Club and Mercury Rev, particularly for this […]

Nightwish @ Arena Birmingham, 10th December 2018

Nightwish in Birmingham caused a flurry of excitement through the Birmingham Live team when the tour was announced.  Could they […]

Razorlight @ o2 Institute, 10th December 2018

Opening the latest Razorlight tour at the O2 Institute in Birmingham on Monday evening were Fetiche, a French rock band […]

808 State and Lone @ O2 Institute 8th December, 2018

When I found out that Mancunian acid house pioneers and legends 808 State were touring for their 30th anniversary, I […]

Buffalo Tom @ o2 Institute, 6th December 2018

I first came across Buffalo Tom in something like 1991 when a friend with exceptional knowledge of the music scene […]

The Cardigans @ O2 Academy, 6th December 2018

It’s twenty years since The Cardigans released Gran Turismo, the album that eradicated the kitsch indie pop that the band […]